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RICHMOND, Va. – Thousands of homes and businesses in Central Virginia are without power after a batch of strong storms moved through the area Friday evening.

Dominion Virginia Power reports more than 7,000 customers are without power. A majority of the outages are located in New Kent County with 2,485 outages.

Power outages as 11:30 p.m. Friday:

  • Chesterfield: 1,620
  • Henrico: 1,276
  • Hanover: 262
  • Powhatan: 275
  • Richmond: 742

For more information and updates on Dominion outages and restoration times click here.

Stay away from all downed trees and downed wires. You can’t tell if a power line is energized by looking. If the power line is energized, the tree may be energized too. Call 1-866-DOM-HELP to report downed wire. False reporting delays restoration and can put people in harm’s way, so please only report downed wire if you see it.

Report outages on any mobile device at or by calling 1-866-366-4357.

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